Real User Monitoring

Synthetic vs. Real-User Monitoring: How to Improve Your Customer Experience

Synthetic and real-user monitoring offer two distinct approaches for improving the performance of your website and apps. Learn how they work and where they excel—and why both are vital to delivering great digital customer experiences.

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Browser Monitoring & SSL Arrives for Node.js

Hot on the heels of last week’s amazing browser monitoring feature announcement, the Node.js team here at New Relic is excited to let you know that the agent now has the power of browser monitoring. This rounds out New Relic’s browser monitoring offering to all 6 of our language agents (Ruby, Java, .NET, PHP, Python…

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Testing the New Relic Browser Agent

A little less than a year ago, we embarked on a bold plan to extend the foothold we had with Real User Monitoring (RUM) to monitor even more things! We weren’t quite sure yet what those things would be, but one thing we did know is that we needed a better testing and release strategy.…

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Browser Wars: A New Installment of our Ongoing Series on Browser Speed

It’s time for another installment of our “Browser Wars” blog series. Thanks to our Real User Monitoring (RUM) feature, we are able to periodically report on average browser speed experienced by the end users of the nearly 700,000 application instances monitored by New Relic. For the curious, New Relic monitors just over 1 million pageviews…

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Looking For Something To Do Tonight? Join Chris Kelly at the SF PHP Meetup!

Are you in San Francisco and looking for something interesting to do tonight? If so, look no further. Chris Kelly, New Relic’s Developer / Evangelist, will be discussing Real User Monitoring at the San Francisco PHP Meetup. In his session, Chris will describe how to use RUM to understand your application through the eyes of…

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How We Tune Our Own App Using RUM Data

Around here we drink our own champagne and we use New Relic to tune New Relic. We recently set some fairly aggressive performance standards for ourselves by lowering our end user Apdex-T value to 2.4 seconds, which is rather fast. We’re saying that our users expect our pages to load in 2.4 seconds or less. Our…

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